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for the holidays. >>> across spain thursday, coordinated demonstrations were head in dozens of cities to protest cuts in education. it's part of austerity measures aimed at lifting the country out of diet dep. spain's recession is hurting the theater business, too, but as mark phillips reports, one owner found a way to sell tickets. >> reporter: other places, theatrical productions may be about drama and song. in spain right now, though, they're also about vegetables, specifically -- >> carrots. carrots. >> reporter: carrots. the humble root which may determine whether kym marsh's theater in the town near barcelona lives or dies and a lot of others too. why? because the spanish government has recently just about tripled the sales tax on theater tickets and kym fears that no one would ever fill these seats, until he made a discovery whiles out shopping. the tax on carrots is 4%. >> 4%, yes. >> reporter: the tax on theater tickets -- >> 21%. >> reporter: 21%. kym marsh did the math. food for the body, 4% tax. food for the soul, 21%. there had to be a way to bridge the gap. there was. kym doesn't s
time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. >>> spain is in a financial crisis. the economy in recession, the government in debt, unemployment at 26%. it's a crisis that was threatening to put theaters out of business. but as mark phillips found, one theater owner got an ingenious idea straight out of bugs bunny. >> reporter: in other places, theatrical production may be about drama and song. in spain right now, though, they are also about vegetables. specifically -- >> carrots. >> reporter: -- carrots, the humble root which may determine whether quim marce's theater in the town of bescano, north of barcelona, lives or dies, and a lot of others, too. why? because the spanish government has recently just about tripled the sales tax on theater tickets. and quim feared that no one would ever fill these seats, until he made a discovery while out shopping. the tax on carrots is 4%. the tax on theater tickets, 21%. quim marce did the math. food for the body, 4% tax. food for the soul, 21%. there had to be a way to bridge the gap. there was. quim doesn't sell tickets now. he sells carrots, expe
of spain's massive lottery split a jackpot worth more than $3 billion. >>> hi, i'm staff sergeant massey here in kabul, afghanistan. i would like to say happy holidays to all my family in fayetteville, north carolina. happy holidays. my family in fayetteville, north carolina. happy holidays. ( ♪ ) for those nights when it's more than a bad dream, be ready. for the days when you get a sudden call from the school, be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. when you have children's motrin on hand, you're ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer than children's motrin. be ready with children's motrin. when an army of volunteers serve up a holiday feast for thousands of diners. and preparing a stormy white christmas around the countr where people will be shovelg out driveways...and packing scrapers. "i think it will just signal that they can't get it toger -that probably leads to even worse decisions in the futu and bay area leaders sound f on the fiscal cliff stalema. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... be
, she spoke english and spain and was successful in music and reality tv. >> the fans are mourning. people are hurt. >> san jose singer and radio personality says rivera wasn't shy about letting the world know about her problems and failed marriages. >> her music portrayed that women can do it, too. kind of like a feminist thing. if i did it, you can do it. if you have kids, if you're in a tough relationship, you can still make it. >> to the many working moms in the mexican american community she was a favorite and a role model. >> a very good mother. she's an example for me because i'm a single mother, too. she tried very hard to help her kids. >> sad day for you? >> very sad. very sad. >> a lot of fans just can't believe the news is true. in fact, it was thought that it might be a hoax early on because initial reports did not find her remains at the scene. but this afternoon u.s. ntsb officials did confirm her remains were found. jenni rivera dead at 43. len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> an motional apology from the australian djs who pulled a prank on the hospital treating the pregnant du
whole >>> rain on christmas day, more showers into wednesday >>> it's been a difficult year in spain. one in four people there out of work, but it's ending with some christmas cheer. nearly 2,000 people hit the jackpot in the world's richest lottery. the story of el gordo is next on "cbs this morning." and it feels like your life revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma or other types of cancer have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region wher
by deejays who impersonated the royal family. >>> a ship is off the rocks on the north coast of spain. a cargo vessel ran aground before sun-up yesterday. nobody was hurt but the ship was stuck until high tide. >> captain's probably happy, too. >>> after weeks on the run, software tycoon john mcafee is home in the united states. arrived at miami international airport last night. but he says miami wasn't his first choice. guatemalan authorities just put him on a plane and told the pilot where to go after he was kicked out for entering the country illegally. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. they wanted to return me to belize. the problem was that again police in guatemala are going to be signing a peace accord early next year. belize demanded my return. >> but here he is back in the states. mcafee snuck into guatemala to escape questioning by the police in belize on his neighbor's murder. no one knows where he went after leaving the airport in that taxi or what he plans to do next. >>> the "fiscal cliff" is fast approaching but the stalemate in washington co
degrees fahrenheit. >>> i'm guessing that spanish for i won a lot of money. >> spain's annual christmas payout. most of the winners were from immigrant neighborhoods near madrid. the typical ticket is $26. the return on it is more than $500,000. by the way, the government is the biggest winner in the lottery. it keeps one third of the money collected. >> new plans to keep guns off the streets in san francisco. >> still to come, the type of ammunition targeted and the mayor's proposal. >> first, imagine having a tv that watches you. answering questions when it comes to the high-tech gadgets. an expert joining us live in the studio next. >> and the heaviest rainfall in right now. this morning we given up the possibility of gusty winds and thunderstorms throughout the day. what is your christmas weather forecast? we'll tell you coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >> and here's a hype -- a live look. a moderate rain falling across the bay area. have yourselves moving across concord. 70 forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,, rain may flood bay area road ways.... plus - we may see thunderstor
flights yet, from switzerland to spain, and then across the mediterranean to morocco and back. for the flight around the world, they will be in the air 20 days and 20 nights... >> bonjour, le maroc! ( cheers and applause ) >> simon: ...with several stops so the pilots can take turns. flying over the swiss alps is pleasant enough, but think about it-- i can't move, i can't stand up. and if you want to think about a really pleasant thought, the toilet is built into the seat so you've got to figure out how to do that one way or another. andre has already done this for 72 hours, but when the time comes for the big flight, it'll take five days and five nights over the pacific. nothing like that has ever been done in a plane before. and there is nothing they can do now to make it less dangerous. the plane is so light, a bad storm could dump it into the pacific. it likes the sun but isn't fond of clouds. the cockpit is an oven by day and an ice box by night. and the plane itself can be temperamental. it flies well at 30 miles an hour, but can stall if the speed drops to 23. and it ca
all over, from ireland, denmark, australia, iceland, spain. shouting, did you kill your wife? did you kill your wife? >> i think she's dead. reporter: for downtown's younger relatively unknown stars, the show has been life changing. emmy-nominated michelle daugherty was on the cover of vanity fair undressed. >> it's thrilling actually to be a part of something that's captured the hearts of the world. >> reporter: dan stevens is currently on broadway, signing autographs at the stage door every night. >> you two can stay here. reporter: but joanne froggett, anna, also nominated for an emmy this year may have the best story. >> this is my most fabulous year ever actually. it's incredible with all the success of downtown, the emmy nominations, three movies coming out this year. i'm also getting married this year which is a big, big news. >> reporter: like downtown abbey, you know a show is big when it gets spoofed. >> what is this about? if we don't find an hare, it will take back the franchise from us. >> reporter: come on now. downtown arby's? >> i love downtown arby's. t's not downtown
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